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March 18, 2016

SLAM! SPORTS GOING FOR GOLD CONTEST

    SLAM! Sports presents the "Great Canadian Going for Gold" Contest

    How To Enter

    Only one entry per person.

    It is FREE to play the "Great Canadian Going for Gold Contest" as there is no purchase necessary.

    Enter online at www.slam.ca

    Contest is open to residents of Canada, (excluding Quebec) except where prohibited by law.

    There is no age restriction.

    Complete the Going for Gold on-line registration form. If you have previously played any SLAM! Sports games (such as SportSweeps, Grand SLAM! Baseball, Against the Spread, CFL Interactive, Speed Stick Hockey, etc.) you may use your existing CANOE Id. If you have not played these games, YOU MUST apply for a new CANOE Id registration username.

    How To Play

    There are daily and overall contests.

    Both contests are based on gold, silver and bronze medals won by Canada and the top medal winning country on a given day for the daily contests and throughout the whole games for the overall contest.

    In 1996 Canada won 3 Gold, 11 Silver and 8 Bronze and finished in 11th place in total medals with 22. In 1996 the United States led the medal standings with 101, (44 gold, 32 silver and 25 bronze).

    Please consult the schedule of events at www.slam.ca/2000GamesSchedule/home.html to try and help you determine how many medals will be won this year on a given day and overall by Canada and the leading country.

    Please note that Sydney, Australia is between 12 and 16 1/2 hours in time difference from Canadian time zones. Therefore to be entered for a chance to win a daily medal count prize for a given calendar date you MUST have submitted your prediction by 7 pm ET the night before the calendar date of the daily contest date. Example: In order to be eligible to win the daily medal count contest for September 20, 2000 you must have submitted your selections by 7:00 p.m. ET on September 19, 2000.

    Overall Contest

    All you have to do is complete the three questions in the overall contest game form.

  • How many gold, silver and bronze medals do you think Canada will win in the 2000 games?

  • How many gold, silver and bronze medals do you think the top country (the country that ends up with the most cumulative medals won) will win in the 2000 games?

  • What place do you think Canada will finish in the medal standings (based on total number of medals)?

    To determine the overall contest winner the following, in order listed based on the final medal standings at the 2000 games, will be used to break all ties.

    The entry that correctly to predicted the total number of medals Canada won.
    The entry that correctly to predicted the total number of medals the top country won.
    The entry correctly selected what place Canada will finish in the medal standings.
    The entry that was closest to predicting the total number of medals Canada won without going over.
    The entry that correctly selected how many gold medals Canada won.
    The entry that correctly selected how many silver medals Canada won.
    The entry that correctly selected how many bronze medals Canada won.
    The entry that predicted the closest to the total number of medals the top country won without going over.
    The entry that correctly selected how many gold medals the top country won.
    The entry that correctly selected how many silver medals the top country won.
    The entry that correctly selected how many bronze medals the top country won.
    A draw between all entries that remained tied.

    Please Note that in the event two or more countries end up tied with the same number medals in the standings the way we will determine which country is ranked higher will be based on the country with more gold medals. If still tied than the country that won more silver medals will be ranked higher.

    The Final Medal Standings for the overall contest will be based on the final medal count listed as of 1 pm ET October 3, 2000.

    The overall contest prize package will consist of: one (1) Micro Fleece Vest, one (1) Mens Podium Jersey, one (1) Adult Long Sleeve Workout T, and one (1) Racer Podium Cap (Package ARV CDN $264). All items are from the Roots Sydney 2000 Collection.

    Daily Contest

    All you have to do is complete the daily game form by predicting how many gold, silver and bronze medals you think Canada and the top medal winning country (of that calendar day) will win on that day of competition in the 2000 games. Due to the time difference, the calendar day will be based on the date of competition in Sydney.

    Each day of competition beginning September 16, 2000 and ending on October 1, 2000 we will give a prize of one (1) harvest red Roots Sydney 2000 Adult Short Sleeve T.

    Each Daily Contest

    Daily winner will be determined by using the following criteria, in the order listed, until all ties are broken:
    The entry that correctly predicts the total number of medals Canada won during that calendar day.
    The entry that correctly predicts the total number of medals the top country won that contest day.
    The entry that correctly selected how many gold medals Canada won that contest day.
    The entry that correctly selected how many silver medals Canada won that contest day.
    The entry that correctly selected how many bronze medals Canada won that contest day.
    The entry that correctly selected how many gold medals the top country won that contest day.
    The entry that correctly selected how many silver medals the top country won that contest day.
    The entry that correctly selected how many bronze medals the top country won that contest day.
    A draw between all entries that remained tied.

    Please Note that for the daily contest the top medal winning country for the calendar day is based on which country won the most medals that day, not necessarily the country that is leading the medal standings. In the event two or more countries end up tied with the same number medals won during a calendar day then the way we will determine which country won the most for that day (of the tied countries for most medals that day) will be based on the country with more gold medals won that day. If still tied than the country that won more silver medals that day will be used. If still tied then either will be used as they will both be the same for that calendar date.

    Daily Prize: One prize per day of a harvest red Roots Sydney 2000 Adult Short Sleeve T (ARV CDN $29.95).

    Contest Entry Deadlines

    Overall contest deadline:
    You can enter the overall contest at any time between September 12, 2000 and 11:59 pm ET September 20, 2000.

    Daily contest deadline:
    Please note that Sydney is between 12 and 16 1/2 hours in time difference from Canadian time zones. Therefore to be entered for a chance to win a daily medal count prize for a given calendar date you MUST have submitted your prediction by 7 pm ET the night before the calendar date of the daily contest date. Example: In order to be eligible to win the daily medal count contest for September 20, 2000 you must have submitted your selections by 7 p.m. ET on September 19, 2000.

    PLEASE NOTE: Each day will have a different number of events that will be awarding medals, please refer to our schedule of events to try and determine how many will be awarded on a given day:
    www.slam.ca/2000GamesSchedule/home.html.

    Also please remember that some events may be rescheduled for whatever reason. Therefore it is only medals that were won on a given day that count towards our contest standings.

    The medal standings for the daily contest will be based on the medals won during that day of competition in Sydney.

    In the event that a change in the medals won during competition should change in the following days of competition for the purpose of the daily contests we will NOT back date that result. If a medal won is changed in the following days, it will also NOT count towards the number of medals won on the day of competition or the day that the new result is officially announced.

    Once you submit your selections for all the daily questions you will be eligible for all daily prizes in the Going for Gold contest from the time you submit your selections based on the first deadline time you enter before. Please wait for a confirmation page of your selections to ensure they are correct and they were accepted.

    Once you have submitted your selections you can change them at any time. The last change you make before a given daily deadline is the official submission for that daily game form, but you can make changes or leave your selections the same for each daily game form.

    PLEASE NOTE: If you do not make any changes to your selections from day to day then your selections will remain the same for the following day/days or until you submit some changes. Once the daily game form deadline has passed you cannot change your selections for that day, but you may for future days.

    Before awarding any prize (daily or overall) the entrant must answer a skill-testing question. If the entrant does not answer the question correctly than the next entrant, based on the same criteria of determining a game or overall winner, will be asked a skill-testing question. This will be done for each contest period until a prize is awarded for each contest period.

    Terms and Conditions

    CANOE, and any organization (directly or indirectly) associated with CANOE, is not responsible for technical, hardware or software failures of any kind; lost or unavailable network connections; failed, incomplete, misdirected, garbled or delayed computer transmissions, or any other situation that may limit a registered player's ability to compete in the "Great Canadian Going for Gold" contest.

    The Game

    The "Great Canadian Going for Gold Contest" is a way for one to test one's own prognostication skills when it comes to selecting the outcomes of various events. One day's contest may have more or fewer medal events than another. The "Great Canadian Going for Gold" contest is provided solely for entertainment purposes or as a pastime.

    Winners are responsible for all federal, provincial and local taxes levied on the prizes. Winners may be required to provide a social security or tax identification number for tax purposes.

    Winners grant CANOE the right to use their names in advertising and promoting the game without further compensation.

    Eligibility

    No purchase necessary. This contest is open only to legal residents of Canada. Void in Quebec and in other jurisdictions where prohibited by law. Must be 18 years of age or older to be eligible to play. Employees of the CANOE Limited Partnership, Fantasy Sports Services Inc., or any subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising, promotion or publicity agencies, or members of their immediate families, are not eligible to win.

    If you reside outside Canada, or an eligible jurisdiction you may play the game and have your place noted in the standings however, you will not be eligible to win a prize. This game is void where prohibited by law.

    The winner, no matter where he/she resides, must first correctly answer a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question to be administered by telephone at a mutually convenient time. If the winner is unable to correctly answer the skill-testing question then he/she forfeits the prize and the skill-testing question will be administered to the contest runner-up.

    Conditions

    In any dispute, CANOE will decide the issue in a manner which, in its sole opinion, is the fairest to all parties concerned. All decisions by CANOE will be final and binding on all parties.

    By entering the contest, players agree to abide by these rules. Any violation of the rules is cause for voiding a player's entry for a given week. Contestants agree to hold CANOE, Fantasy Sports Services inc. and any Sponsors' harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind in connection with this game.

    CANOE reserves the right to amend or alter the rules to the game at any time. Moreover, CANOE reserves the right to cancel the game at any time.

    The odds of winning will depend upon the number of entrants and the prognostication skills of the entrants.

    If stated prizes are not available, CANOE reserves the right to substitute prizes of similar value.

    Questions? E-mail us here.

    Visit SLAM! Sports and SLAM! 2000 Games for all the news, reports, stories, schedules, and previews you'll need to help manage your SLAM! Sports Great Canadian Going for Gold contest entry form.

    This contest is not sanctioned by or affiliated with the COA or the IOC.

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